ADD and Self-Acceptance
I have learned that what we think about ourselves is everything – everything we will ever experience, everything we will ever achieve, and everything we will ever overcome.
Not so long ago I discovered the key to happiness and fulfillment to be self-acceptance and self-compassion. I think these ideas are something most of us would agree with, yet do not sufficiently practice in our lives. For a person with ADD, feeling good about themselves can be especially challenging.
So what if we were to take a good look at our lives by asking ourselves the following questions:
- Where is the gap between self appreciation and self approval in my life?
- And how about the distance between my own self blame – and self compassion?
- And what about thinking of myself as deserving vs. not good enough?
Answering these questions offers us a chance to view the truth about why we have some of the things we want, yet others seem to be forever out of reach…
- ADD is an Asset (theassetbook.com)
Carol Gignoux, M.Ed., the Founder of ADDinsights, LLC, is a well established expert within the ADHD coaching, consulting and training profession with over 35 years experience working with ADHD. Carol and her team of experts specialize in coaching adults, couples, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. Carol is currently writing her book, The Asset: Your Success Gene and the Myth of ADD. Please join Carol in her exceptional journey as she writes from the heart, chapter by chapter, her experiences and observations. She offers concrete tips and tools that “rAfters” can draw upon to change their ADD/ADHD from a deficit into an asset!